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Egg Salad
Michele
05/29/14
We're planning a retirement party and expect about 300 "floaters" (in, greet, snack, out). Here's what we're serving:
Finger sandwiches - egg salad, pimiento cheese, marmalade & cream cheese
Little meat balls
Little cream puffs (premade)
Veggie & Fruit trays
Chips, crackers & dips
Punch/Bottled water

I read the "sandwiches for 300" plus the bulk sandwich filling recipes, (I'm doing the egg salad) but don't know how to gauge how much of each to make given all the stuff on the menu. Can you help with quantities of each? Thank you!!!

ellen
05/30/14
Suggest you add a meaty sandwich, ham salad or chicken or tuna salad, maybe.

Finger sandwiches - egg salad, pimiento cheese, marmalade & cream cheese- 4 pieces per person. 150 eggs for you

Little meat balls- 10 pounds per 100, 3 quarts sauce per10 pounds

Little cream puffs (premade)- 2 per person, if you also have cake. If not, add 2 cheesecake bites per person

Veggie trays- use the veggie tray page, do for no more than 200
Fruit trays- use the fruit tray page. 2 times the deluxe tray for 100 would be plenty

Chips, 1 pound per 15
crackers, 6 pounds per 100
dips, 1 pint per pound

Punch- 8 gallons per 100
Bottled water- 5 bottles per 4

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